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14 Ways to Acquire Knowledge: A Timeless Guide from 1936
14 Ways to Acquire Knowledge: A Timeless Guide from 1936

“Writing, to knowledge, is a certified check.”

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How Geography Paved the Way for Women in Science and Cultivated the Values of American Democracy
How Geography Paved the Way for Women in Science and Cultivated the Values of American Democracy

From the ideals of “republican motherhood” to a cure for “the wayward attention of children.”

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You Are Stardust: Stunning Illustrated Dioramas Teaching Kids About the Universe
You Are Stardust: Stunning Illustrated Dioramas Teaching Kids About the Universe

“Every tiny atom in your body came from a star that exploded long before you were born.”

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Anne Sexton’s Report Card
Anne Sexton’s Report Card

“She had little patience for studying; a precocious, headstrong adolescent, she passed the time in math class by writing flirtatious notes to boys.”

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Buckminster Fuller’s Manifesto for the Genius of Generalists
Buckminster Fuller’s Manifesto for the Genius of Generalists

“Only mind can discover how to do so much with so little as forever to be able to sustain and physically satisfy all humanity.”

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Virginia Woolf on How to Read a Book
Virginia Woolf on How to Read a Book

“Do not dictate to your author; try to become him. Be his fellow-worker and accomplice.”

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